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English

Etymology

charge + -er

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
charger

Plural
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  1. A device that charges or recharges.
    Put the batteries in the charger overnight so we can use them tomorrow.
  2. A large horse trained for battle and used by the cavalry. They were of a lighter build than a destrier
    The knight rode a white charger.
  3. A large platter.
    The fancy restaurant used a white porcelain charger when serving.
  4. One who charges.

French

Etymology

Late Latin carricare, from carrus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ʃaʁʒe/

Verb

charger

  1. to load (up) (vehicle, animal etc.)
  2. to load (firearm)
  3. to charge (battery)
  4. to put in charge; to charge (somebody with doing something)
  5. to charge (somebody of a crime)
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to charge
  7. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to overact, ham it up
  8. (reflexive) (+ de) to take care of, see to

Derived terms

Conjugation

  • This verb is part of an irregular group of -er verbs, which are conjugated similarly to other first-group verbs, except that the <g> is softened to <ge> before <a> and <o>.

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